Learn About Attleboro's Industrial History
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Philip Kraczkowski sculpted the head of the prototype G.I. Joe doll. He also made busts, medallions, and more for famous figures including popes and presidents.
There are sixteen other cases highlighting other tools, machines and industries and companies including Evans Case of North Attleboro, Leach and Garner Company, R. F. Simmons Company of Attleboro, Whiting and Davis Company of Plainville and American Souvenirs: Made in Attleboro” a tribute to the one hundred anniversary of the National Park Service features souvenirs made in Attleboro for many national parks between 1900-1960, Industrial Scales exhibits, featuring more than twenty scales used in the various industries in Attleboro, the Bay State Optical Company case featuring eye-glasses manufactured from 1840-1940, Knobby Krafters Company manufacturers of metal and plastic pins of all kinds, each exhibit or case features Attleboro area manufacturing companies. There is space for several temporary exhibits in the museum, recently we had an exhibit ” Jewelry Manufacturers of Attleboro: Birthplace of Jewelry Manufacturing in the United States” is on display.